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Saf-T-Gard® International, Inc. acquires Dunn Safety Products

Strategic acquisition allows Saf-T-Gard to expand products and services to a greater number of workers

November 15, 2013
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Vendor NewsSaf-T-Gard® International announced today that the company has closed on the acquisition of certain assets and the continuing business of Dunn Safety Products. Dunn is a family-owned, full-line distributor of industrial safety products founded in 1939 and based in Chicago, IL. Saf-T-Gard will now proudly serve Dunn customers from its 80,000 square-foot Northbrook, IL facility.

“Dunn Safety Products is a natural fit with Saf-T-Gard,” said Richard Rivkin, Saf-T-Gard International President and CEO. “Both companies are multi-generational, family-owned and operated businesses celebrating more than 70 years of dedication to quality, value and service excellence. By acquiring the Dunn business we can protect even more workers. We stand ready to do business the way the customer wants to do business, offering convenient telephone, fax, EDI and online ordering capabilities from a multi-million dollar inventory of thousands of products backed by a superior, experienced customer support and sales team.”         

About Saf-T-Gard International, Inc.

Located in Northbrook, IL, Saf-T-Gard International, Inc. is a privately held, family-owned and operated global supplier of industrial safety products. Founded in 1936 as Latex Glove Company, Saf T-Gard quickly evolved into a major manufacturer, distributor, importer and exporter of personal protective equipment, environmental safety, facility safety, first aid, public safety and electrical safety. Today, Saf-T-Gard carries on the tradition that was started more than 75 years ago: bringing customers the products, training and service they need to keep employees safe in the workplace. Saf-T-Gard is a member of the National Safety Council (NSC), International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) and the Safety Marketing Group (SMG) and provides thousands of solutions from recognized brand names in addition to its renowned line of proprietary brands. Saf-T-Gard actively operates the Voltgard Test Lab, one of the largest, independent, NAIL4PET-accredited test labs for rubber insulating products in the United States. To learn more, please visit www.saftgard.com or call 1-800-548-4273.  

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